May 17, 2013
Plagiarism, Quoting and Paraphrasing
Citation and Referencing
You MUST use Quotes or Paraphrase AND give
the citation (where you got that information)
If you do not do this, it is PLAGIARISM.
Plagiarism = an E
July 1, 2013
WSP Unit 4 & 5
Unit 4: A Clear Explanation
Defining key terms and concepts
Using specific examples
Providing sufficient supporting material
Using recovery tactics
Defining key terms and concepts
May 20, 2013
Public speaking in English
Watch a video example
Why do you need to speak publicl
Preparationget to know
1. Using APA in your writing
2. Grammar: dangling modifier
3. Next time
What is APA?
The American Psychological Association (APA) citation style
is the most commonly used format for manuscripts in the
June 24, 2013
Success with Presentations: Unit 2, Unit 3
Unit 2: An attention-getting introduction
Welcoming the audience
Introducing the topic
Presenting the objective/purpose and
TOPIC: Plan to Retire Gracefully
Collier, R. (2011). Learning to retire gracefully. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association
Journal, 183(18), E1282. doi:10.1503/cmaj.109-4047
June 3, 2013
Collect your exit tickets
Write an academic paper
Your research paper
What are the typical components of an
Why is the thesis statement important?
How should you structure essays?
In the article Protesters-The False Traitors the author talked about the
protesters and traitors. It is divided into eight parts that including ten paragraphs. At
the beginning of article, he explained the definition of treason to us that we can
July 10, 2013
Evaluate your note-taking skills
YES or NO?
1. Did I use complete sentences?
2. Did I use any form at all? Are my notes clear o
3. Did I capture main points and all s
June 17, 2013
Success with Presentations: Units 1 and 2
A quick intro of the textbook
Learn and practice strategies and skills for
effective delivery of professional presentations
to a North American audience
May 22, 2013
O Interviewing and Reporting continue
O Reading strategyskimming
O In-class practice
O More on your Biography presentation
1. Your favorite holiday
2. One difference in education betwee
n your home countr
June 12, 2013
Language used in an argumentative essay
Write a summary
A good summary
Present the main points
Write as short as possible
Ability to develop
Strip away the redundant and irrelevant examples
10 Tips for Public Speaking in English
1. Know your material. Pick a topic you are interested in. Know more about it than
you include in your speech. Use humor, personal stories and conversational
language that way you wont easily forget what to
MAY 15, 2013
WHAT WE ARE DOING T
1. PowerPoint Presentation
2. Biography presentation
3. Find your partner for the biogr
4. Next class
Create an outline
Avoid using too much text and
RESEARCH PAPER TOPICS
Dieting makes people fat.
The government has a right to control what we eat.
Girls should have the right to ask out boys without seeming promiscuous.
Romantic love is a poor basis for marriage.
People are too dependent on computers.
TOPIC: We should stop the ageism and abuse in the workplace
Powell, M. (2010). Ageism and Abuse in the Workplace: A New Frontier. Journal Of
Gerontological Social Work, 53(7), 654-658. doi:10.1080/01634372.2010.508510
February 1, 2013
Reference List in APA style (double space your references)
Examples for Print Publications:
Author, A. A. (Date of Publication). Title of the work. Location of publisher: Publisher.
Turner, S. O. (2
The Bedford Handbook
Recognizing and repairing dangling modifiers
A dangling modifier fails to refer logically to any word in the sentence. Dangling modifiers are
easy to repair, but they can be hard to recognize, especially i
Topic: Continue Working that Pensions are Safe
Ince, D. (2010). Pensions are safe if we don't stop working. Times Higher Education,
In the article Pens
Task: Choose at least 8 words from todays handout or the PPT slides. You should
choose words that you find difficult to use.
1. Find out other word forms of this word.
2. Find a synonym of it.
3. Find a collocation for it.
Topic: Early Retire Can Save Money.
Spurgeon, D. (1997). Canadian GPs retire early to save money. BMJ: British Medical
Journal (International Edition), 314(7096), 1711.
Running head: PEOPLE SHOULD RETIRE BEFORE 65
Retirement At 65
University of Utah
I remember one time when I watched the News with my younger sister. The News
talked about retirement. She was really excited when she heard that because she
Bourner, T, Greener S., & Rospigliosi, A. (2009). Mathematics students
next steps after graduation. International Journal of Mathematical
Education in Science and Technology. 40(6), 777793.
This article proves that mathematic gradua
3060 Fall 2014 jbw
Easy to understand
Grammar makes sense and
spelling is correct
In-text references done
Topic for Expository Paper & Research Questions
1. My main research topic: the fields was involved by mathematics
2. Research question
What is mathematics How many fields mathematics involved
How does it involved
Why it is so important
Signee, K., E. (2002). Euclidean tools and the creation of euclidean geometry.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School., Retrieved from
EBSCOHOST database. (Accession No. 5902881)
Guinness, G., I. (2004). The mathematics of the past: Distingu
Titile:Famous ancient greek mathematician
Euclid is the famouse and great mathematician in ancient greek. He has a
lot of contribution for math.
What is his theory and contribution
Elements of Geometry
What I dont Like North America Culture
Nobody can totally accept a different culture just like no cook can satisfy every
customers taste. During the time spend in U.S, I feel some of the native cultures made
me uncomfortable. The very first and the most c
ESL 3060- 001
Analysis for the significance of mathematics
A. The introduction of math major
Definition of mathematics
History background of mathematics
B. The significance of mathematic
1. Contribute to the everyday life